Wellington Transport Alliance is the highway maintenance partnership of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, Fulton Hogan and WSP engineering consultants. Here is an update on the repair work required for SH59 between Fishermans Table and Pukerua Bay. Since the slip on Friday 19 August, the coast … [Read more...] about Update on SH59 coast road closure
Mark Amery notices Maria McMillan's arty campaign hoardings and Maria tells us her priorities on Paekākāriki.FM's 'Te Pae' community show. Not only have mysterious hoardings gone up in Paekākāriki with a spray-painted black question mark, but Maria McMillan - standing for a district-wide … [Read more...] about Only in Paekākāriki does campaigning get this arty
Judith Galtry highlights the strong connection Robin White had to Paekākāriki and the creative people she knew here. Her exhibition, Robin White: Something Is Happening Here, is on at Te Papa Tongarewa until 18 September 2022. Robin White: Something Is Happening Here is a beautifully … [Read more...] about Robin White: Te Papa exhibition and Paekākāriki connection
Maree White shares her story of how a dream came true - building a garden shed out of recycled materials. Ever since I was a four-year-old tottering along behind my grandad in his garden and glasshouse, eating the grapes and tomatoes as we went, I was hooked on gardening, and dreamed one day to … [Read more...] about A recycled garden shed: a dream come true
Vivienne Jeffs asks us to look out for our local taonga, the kororā (little blue penguin), as they come ashore to nest and reminds us how we can help protect them. Paekākāriki residents please be alert: kororā - little blue penguins - are starting to come ashore to nest on your beach right … [Read more...] about Beware the kororā!